Class of 2008

Christian “Kitt” Allega

  • Graduation Class of 1998
  • Participated in Football:  Wingback
  • Baseball:  Second Base, Catcher
  • Wrestling: (4 letters)
    • 3 X MAC-8 Conference Champion (1996, 1997, 1998)
    • 2 X District Champion (1997 & 1998)
    • State Placer: 1996 – 3rd place
    • 1997 – State Champion
    • 1998 – 2nd place
  • Best record in Independence history (120 wins – 16 losses)
  • Awarded Milkovich Award (1998)
  • MAC-8 Conference Champions (1997)
  • Highest Team Finish at State Meet (5th Place – 1997)
  • Kent State University:  
    • Wrestled 2 year
  • Cleveland State University:  
    • Wrestled 2 years

 

William Schaefer

  • Graduation Class of 2001
  • Participated in Basketball: Forward
  • Golf: (4 letters)
    • 1st Team All-Conference (1998, 1999 & 2000)
    • 2 X District Champion (1999 & 2000)
    • State Qualifer/Placer:
      • 1999 – 25th place
      • 2000 – 14th place
    • Low Individual Season Average: 37.53
    • 2 X Plain Dealer Player of the Week (1999 & 2000)
    • MAC-8 Conference Champions (1997)
    • Team Most Valuable Performer (1998, 1999 & 2000)
    • Awarded the IHS Babe Ruth Award
  • Cleveland State University:  
    • Golf – 4 years

 

Jordan Suvak

  • Graduation Class of 2001
  • Participated in Golf: (3 letters)
  • Basketball:  Guard (2 letters)
  • Baseball:  Shortstop/Pitcher (3 letters)
    • Division VI All Ohio (2001)
    • 1st Team All-Conference (2000 & 2001)
    • MAC-8 Most Valuable Performer (2001)
    • Plain Dealer Player of the Week (2001)
    • Team MVP (2001)
    • Holds following School Records:
      • Career Wins
      • Season Strikeouts
      • Career/Season No-Hitters
      • Season Triples
    • Team advanced to Regional’s (2000 & 2001)
  • Embry-Riddle College:  
    • Baseball (4 years)
    • National Runner-up (2005)

 

Gregory Zoloty

  • Graduation Class of 1997
  • Participated in Cross Country: (4 letters)
    • MAC-8 Conference Champions (1996)
  • Wrestling: (4 letters)
    • MAC-8 Conference Champion (1996)
    • MAC-8 Conference MVP (1996)
    • State Placer:
      • 1995 – 3rd place
      • 1997 – 5th place
    • 1st Independence wrestler to be Walsh “Iron Man” Champion
    • 1st Independence wrestler to reach 100 career wins
    • Team Captain (1997)
    • Plain Dealer Player of the Week (1995 & 1996)
    • MAC-8 Conference Team Champions (1997)
    • Highest Team Finish at State Meet (5th Place – 1997)
  • Ashland University:  
    • Wrestled 2 years